Tag Archives: auctions

  • ‘Property from the Estate of Jerry Lewis’ Auction Next Month

    ‘Property from the Estate of Jerry Lewis’ Auction Next Month

    Picture this: An exclusive auction of priceless Hollywood memorabilia, surrounded by wealthy prospective bidders. The star item of the collection is brought to the stage, but some idiot wearing glasses trips and falls bringing it to the podium, and the item (let’s say, a vase from Gone with the Wind or something) is destroyed. Thankfully, this didn’t […]

  • ‘Double Elvis (Ferus Type)’ by Andy Warhol to Sell for $30M

    ‘Double Elvis (Ferus Type)’ by Andy Warhol to Sell for $30M

    In the art world, pictures of Elvis are among the least respected, but Andy Warhol had and continues to have a knack for making the disreputable extremely reputable among art collectors and admirers. Take, for example, his life-sized portrait of the King of Rock and Roll in full Rio Bravo mode (but actually from a publicity shot […]

  • ‘Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce’ at Sotheby’s Australia

    ‘Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce’ at Sotheby’s Australia

    Russell Crowe has always struck me as a man who probably knows his way around a divorce. Now, he’s literally elevating it to an art, and liquidating some assets in the process. He’s selling off a bunch of stuff from his private collection in order to cover the costs of his impending divorce from Danielle Spencer, […]

  • ‘The Official Ferrari Opus, Diamante Edition’ Up for Auction

    ‘The Official Ferrari Opus, Diamante Edition’ Up for Auction

    In 2011, Ferrari unleashed The Official Ferrari Opus on the world – a highly limited edition luxury book about the history of the famed automotive brand, limited to only one copy per country. The price tag back then was $275,000, which means that the estimated value of The Official Ferrari Opus, Diamante Edition, now up […]

  • Damon Dash is Selling Off His Sneaker Collection on eBay

    Damon Dash is Selling Off His Sneaker Collection on eBay

    To be totally honest with you – I’m not friends with Damon Dash. I don’t know what he’s been up to lately, or why he suddenly decided to liquidate his massive sneaker collection on eBay. But I can tell you that the Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder has done exactly that, and it provides a unique opportunity […]

  • Prop Store Entertainment Memorabilia Auction 2017

    Prop Store Entertainment Memorabilia Auction 2017

    There is undoubtedly no shortage of movie memorabilia auctions out there on the internet, but the Prop Store Entertainment Memorabilia Auction 2017 is a cut above the competition. I mean, just take a look at list of some of the items that are currently open for bidding: Magneto’s helmet and tunic from X-Men A full-scale […]

  • GovDeals: Buy Stuff the TSA Confiscated at Airports

    GovDeals: Buy Stuff the TSA Confiscated at Airports

    Ever wonder what happens to stuff that the TSA confiscates from travelers too rushed to make arrangements to keep whatever the dangerous object is? A lot of it ends up at auctions put on by GovDeals, which “provides services to various government agencies that allow them to sell surplus and confiscated items via the Internet.” […]

  • 1966 Amphicar 770 Going Up for Auction

    1966 Amphicar 770 Going Up for Auction

    A car that drives on land and in the water is pretty much the ultimate dream of transportation. And like most dreams, it actually came true in the 1960s before failing to really take hold definitively – but now, you can own a real 1966 Amphicar 770 when it goes up for auction later this […]

  • Summers Place Dodo Skeleton Going Up for Auction

    Summers Place Dodo Skeleton Going Up for Auction

    Climate scientists agree that we’re going to be seeing a lot more extinct species in the next few years. Now, you have an opportunity to pay tribute to all past and future wiped-out animals through the most iconic of them all: The dodo bird. It’s the Summers Place Dodo Skeleton, a composite piece hitting the […]